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Expedience Quotes

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When virtue is lost, benevolence appears,
when benevolence is lost right conduct appears,
when right conduct is lost, expedience appears.
Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth;
it is the beginning of disorder.
- Lao Tzu

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Expedience, not justice, is the rule of contemporary American law.
- Abbie Hoffman

The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away,
for expedience, and by parts.
- Edmund Burke

There are no morals in politics; there is only expedience.
A scoundrel may be of use to us just because he is a scoundrel.
- Vladimir Lenin

 

No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expedience.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Cowardice asks the question - is it safe?
Expediency asks the question - is it politic?
Vanity asks the question - is it popular?
But conscience asks the question - is it right?
And there comes a time when one must take a position
that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular;
but one must take it BECAUSE it is right.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The lawyer's truth is not Truth,
but consistency or a consistent expediency.
- Henry David Thoreau

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Rulers do not reduce taxes to be kind.
Expediency and greed create high taxation,
and normally it takes an impending catastrophe to bring it down.
- Charles Adams

Party honesty is party expediency.
- Grover Cleveland

The law is simply expediency wearing a long white dress.
- Quentin Crisp

Morality and expediency coincide more than the cynics allow.
- Roy Hattersley

More often there's a compromise between ethics and expediency.
- Peter Singer

Custom adapts itself to expediency.
- Tacitus

Religion and political expediency go beautifully hand in hand.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

But courage which goes against military expediency is stupidity,
or, if it is insisted upon by a commander,
irresponsibility.
- Erwin Rommel

The most useful thing about a principle is that it
can always be sacrificed to expediency.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Do not let arguments of expediency persuade you.
That is the slow road to oblivion.
That is the tortured path to undoing step by step,
bit by bit, as the river creates a canyon,
the way of life that we love.
- Charles Schumer

There is no expedient to which a man will not go to
avoid the labor of thinking.
- Thomas A. Edison

Environmental quality was drastically improved while
economic activity grew by the simple expedient of removing lead from gasoline -
which prevented it from entering the environment.
- Barry Commoner

You ask yourself not if this or that is expedient,
but if it is right.
- Alan Paton

A good and faithful judge ever prefers the honorable to the expedient.
- Horace

If you let your fear of consequence prevent you from
following your deepest instinct,
your life will be safe, expedient and thin.
- Katharine Butler Hathaway

Examine each question in terms of what is ethically and aesthetically right,
as well as what is economically expedient.
- Aldo Leopold

Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof;
it is temporary expedient,
often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship.
- James Russell Lowell

The meme for blind faith secures its own perpetuation
by the simple unconscious expedient of discouraging rational inquiry.
- Richard Dawkins

An artist is a man of action, whether he creates a personality,
invents an expedient, or finds the issue of a complicated situation.
- Joseph Conrad

It is a measure of the framers' fear that a passing
majority might find it expedient to compromise 4th
Amendment values that these values were embodied in the Constitution itself.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

A free America... means just this:
individual freedom for all, rich or poor,
or else this system of government we call democracy
is only an expedient to enslave man
to the machine and make him like it.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

It is our happiness to live under the government of
a PRINCE who is satisfied with ruling according to law;
as every other good prince will -
We enjoy under his administration all the liberty that
is proper and expedient for us.
- Jonathan Mayhew

Dictatorships do cut down on rape, and pillage,
not to mention sexual harassment, by the simple expedient
of sending people to labour camps for life or cutting
off their hands without a trial.
- Barbara Amiel

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

Choose with no regret.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

Travelers, there is no path.
Paths are made by walking.
- Antonio Machado

Where there is no accusation of "fault,"
there can be no anger.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
- Confucius

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

Without change, there would be no butterflies.
- Anonymous

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

There are no small acts of kindness.
Every compassionate act makes large the world.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Imagine ... Imagine no religion.
- John Lennon

Trust your instinct to the end,
though you can render no reason.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no short cut to achievement.
Life requires thorough preparation -
veneer isn't worth anything.
- George Washington Carver

There is no limit to what a man can do
or where he can go,
if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
- Robert Woodruff


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